Fredrik Hanell

Fredrik Hanell

Senior lecturer
Department of Cultural Sciences Faculty of Arts and Humanities
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Fredrik Hanell is a Senior Lecturer in Library and Information Science and Director of Studies.


Fredrik Hanell teaches on both campus- and distance courses on the bachelor programs in Library and Information Science, including courses on scholarly communication, profession ethics, and media- and information literacy. Fredrik also teaches digital methods and netnography on the master program in Digital Humanities.

Within the Erasmus+ project DiMPAH I am involved in developing new Open Educational Resources on digital methods.


Fredrik Hanell holds a PhD in Library and Information Studies from Lund University (2019). He is a Senior Lecturer in Library and Information Science at the Department of Cultural Sciences, Linnaeus University, Sweden. His research focuses on media- and information literacy, digital methods, and critical library studies.

Between 2021-2023 I am participating in the research project "Public libraries in a changed political landscape – a democratic mission for a new era?" (learn more here).

During 2022, Fredrik is the co-editor of Nordic Journal of Library and Informations Studies (NJLIS).


Selected publications

Article in journal (Refereed)

Conference paper (Refereed)

Article in journal (Other academic)

  • Hanell, F. (2021). Editorial. Nordic Journal of Library and Information Studies. 2 (2). i-iii.
    Status: Published

Conference paper (Other academic)

Chapter in book (Other academic)

Doctoral thesis, comprehensive summary (Other academic)

Chapter in book (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))

Collection (editor) (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))